Week 5

Giants running back Andre Williams scores a 3-yard touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at MetLife Stadium on October 5, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From Giants’ Comeback Win Over Falcons

We know that rewarding Odell Beckham in his NFL debut might be the thing to do. But we try to go a bit deeper here whenever possible.

10/06/2014

Geno Smith hits the turf against the San Diego Chargers on October 5, 2014. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Jets Reportedly ‘Not Pleased’ After Geno Smith Misses Team Meeting

The embattled quarterback was at the movies Saturday and told the Jets he was thrown off by the three-hour time difference in San Diego, the Daily News reported.

10/06/2014

Giants quarterback Eli Manning meets with Matt Ryan at midfield after beating the Falcons at MetLife Stadium on October 5, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Eli, Giants Leaving 2013 Disaster In Their Dust

In other years, it would have been just like Big Blue to lose this game against the banged-up Falcons. Not in 2014, though. Not on Sunday.

10/06/2014

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. celebrates with Victor Cruz after scoring a 15-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons on October 5, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Odell Beckham Jr. Comes Through In Debut As Giants Win 3rd Straight

That left-over feeling of ‘what can go wrong next’ from last season is being replaced with that belief that somehow, someone is going to make a play to win the game.

10/06/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets Head West On Verge Of Longest Losing Streak Since ’07

While Philip Rivers is off to a torrid start for the AFC West-leading Chargers, Geno Smith’s struggles with the Jets are drawing calls for his replacement.

10/03/2014

Larry Donnell (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Palladino: Giants Could Have Next Great End-Zone Threat In Larry Donnell

Donnell, an inch taller than Plaxico Burress, could become New York’s next great end zone-target — a regular customer for the Eli Manning fade pass.

10/03/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Geno Smith Gets Testy Over Loaded Vick Questions

Smith was asked if it could help the Jets by putting Michael Vick in for not just a play or two, but an entire quarter — and he, predictably and understandably, bristled.

10/02/2014

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4 Must Watch College Football Games This Weekend

Week 5 of college football features a lot of trap games for many ranked teams. Many teams begin conference play this week and hope to keep their playoff bracket hopes alive by coming away on top with a W. With that being said, let’s look at the top four must watch college football games this season.

09/26/2014

Quarterback Geno Smith of the New York Jets throws a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons on October 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Geno Ice! Rookie Stuns Atlanta, Comes Up Huge For ‘Fearless’ Jets

Jets guard Willie Colon said quarterback Geno Smith didn’t give any sort of “Disney pep talk” before leading Monday night’s game-winning drive. The rookie just went in and got the job done.

10/08/2013

Nick Folk reacts after kicking the game-winning field goal against the Atlanta Falcons on October 7, 2013. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Jets Make Critics Eat Crow — Myself Included

Last week, I pegged the Jets as not ready for prime time. Hence the crow, which I’ll gladly chow down if it means I’ve just witnessed the turning point in the maturity of Gang Green.

10/08/2013

Tom Coughlin  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants’ Coughlin Says Eli Critics Should Blame Him Instead

If somebody is going to take the blame for New York’s miserable start, it’s Tom Coughlin. The 67-year-old coach pointed the finger at himself for the Giants’ worst start since the 1987 strike season.

10/08/2013

Justin Tuck (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants’ Tuck After Dropping To 0-5: ‘We Deserve To Get Booed’

Justin Tuck refuses to blame the New York Giants’ woe-and-five start on quarterback Eli Manning and the team’s struggling offense.

10/07/2013

Eli Manning is pressured by Trent Cole and Cedric Thornton of the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium on October 6, 2013. The Eagles defeated the New York Giants 36-21. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Eli Manning Is Just A Shell Of Himself

Even if the Giants QB straightens himself out by Thursday’s game in Chicago — another likely loss for 0-6 — it will be far too little, way too late. Like the cops at a crime scene say, “Go home, folks, nothing to see here.”

10/07/2013

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos throws against the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NFL Week 5 Roundup: Broncos, Chiefs, Saints Remain Unbeaten

Only three of the NFL’s five unbeaten teams could make it to five wins. Kansas City, New Orleans and Denver moved to 5-0 Sunday, while New England and Seattle finally lost.

10/07/2013

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images), Matt Ryan  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Jets, Falcons Both ‘Desperate’ For A Win Monday Night

If the Falcons don’t start winning, they can forget about those Super Bowl hopes. Meanwhile, the Jets don’t want to slip below .500 — especially on national television.

10/07/2013

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